It has a section for Rods, Reels, Lures, Decoys, Art & Accessories and an Collector's Guidelines. Available at Fishing Collectibles: Rods, Reels & Creels - ** From the publishers of Old Fishing Lures & Tackle, the industry standard in fishing collectibles, comes a book devoted to helping collectors identify any fishing collectible!
Available at Collectors have been waiting for the newest book from Dudley and Deanie Murphy.
In this volume of more than 3,500 lures shown in full color, the authors address the most collectible fishing lures made since 1940.
There is information on manufactures such as Heddon, Pflueger, Shakespeare, South Bend and Orvis.
Eric Sorenson provides historical background on the origins and evolution of fishing gear, from information on the inventors of particular pieces and backgrounds on companies that produced them. ** This book is a must for Creek Chub collectors and it is even better than the first edition.
This book is done in color and contains a list of current values.
Available at Antique & Collectible Fishing Reels by Harold Jellison & Daniel Homel ** This paperback is a 144 page helpful guide to identification, evaluation, and care of old reels.
I have designed page to inform advanced and beginner collectors what books are available on this subject and where they can be purchased.
19th Century Fishing Lures ** Beginning in the mid to late 1800's firms such as JT Buell, WD Chapman, and the Enterprise Mfg. produced lures that rivaled their overseas counterparts both in quantity and quality.
The new edition of "Antique and Collectible Fishing Reels" clearly communicates the sentiments of nostalgia that are so apparent in the exciting hobby of collecting old fishing tackle.
Reel types dating from 1860 to 1970 are covered, including bait casting multipliers, fly reels, ocean trolling reels, spinning, and unusual reels.
Available at Classic Fishing Lures Identification and Price Guide by Russell E.